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Will climate rallies spur change?

Thirty-thousand people turned out for a climate change rally in Melbourne, Australia. It's part of a global day of protests ahead of the United Nations' summit in New York Tuesday.  The protests are part of a movement called People's Climate Change March, which aims to push leaders at the summit to make ...

Is Hope Solo getting a pass on domestic violence?

The NFL is in crisis mode. Commissioner Roger Goodell took a pounding from the media Friday during and following a press conference in which he announced league-wide changes to handle domestic violence incidents involving NFL players.  But some feel U.S. Soccer should share a bit of the NFL's scrutiny. While football stars ...

Celebrity nude photo hack: Kim Kardashian, Gabrielle Union latest victims

Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens and Gabrielle Union are among the latest victims of a celebrity nude photo hack, entertainment news site TMZ reported Saturday. The images, which reportedly were posted to Reddit and 4chan late Friday, have been removed. Union and her husband, Dwayne Wade, spoke out against the leak Saturday in ...

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who has been suspended for the game, warms up before FSU's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Jameis Winston attends warmups, cheers on FSU in win vs. Clemson

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had a surprise waiting for him when he walked onto the field Saturday for warmups. Throwing the football and in full uniform was suspended quarterback Jameis Winston. Fisher, looking not too pleased, said something to Winston who then headed for the locker room, reappearing later ...

Apple's iOS 8 still vulnerable? Here's how to protect your data

As users update their iPhone software to iOS 8 or update their hardware to the latest iPhone, they'll find a few more prompts and notifications in reference to privacy and security.  And that's because Apple is doubling down on efforts to make its devices and services all the more focused on protecting ...

Shonda Rhimes slams New York Times for 'angry black woman' label

One doesn't need to look far to see backlash against The New York Times over a profile published Wednesday of writer and producer Shonda Rhimes. There were plenty of critical headlines. The article itself, penned by TV critic Alessandra Stanley, praises Rhimes’ work on “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “How to Get ...

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Reports: Magazine model becomes latest ‘hot mug shot’ sensation

Earlier this year, the handsome mug shot of Jeremy Meeks became a viral hit, earning him the nickname of “hot felon.” This week, the mug shot of Angela Coates has taken Twitter by storm. http://twitter.com/WomenTricks/status/512692710264692736 Jet confirmed on Twitter that Coates, 22, is a former Jet Beauty of the Week. Coates was ...

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Russian pet salon creates wild makeovers for cats, dogs

A cat transformed into a dragon. A dog that looks like a bumblebee. Sound like cute Halloween costume ideas? A pet salon in Russia is taking it one step further by offering extreme makeovers that involve extensive fur dye jobs. The pet’s fur is also trimmed into shapes to resemble ...

‘Back to the Future’ fans excited about sale of Marty McFly shoes

Expect a lot of illuminated high-top shoes at this year’s Halloween parties. That’s because HalloweenCostumes.com is selling officially-licensed Marty McFly shoes that were showcased in the 1985 blockbuster movie “Back to the Future.” CNET reports that while the shoes do not have automatic power-lace technology, Velcro straps will keep the ...

Could grief affect the immune systems of senior citizens?

For the elderly, grief can be not just an emotional experience but also a physically damaging one. Researchers at the University of Birmingham in the U.K. found that age changes how the body's immune system responds to grief.  They found elderly people are much more likely to become susceptible to infection than younger adults going though a ...

Beers all around: Russian brewer acquires PBR-maker

It's been a busy week for the global brewing industry. Dutch brewer Heineken rejected an acquisition offer from SABMiller, and now an eastern front has opened in the battle between the world's top beer makers. SCARLET FU FOR BLOOMBERG: "New owners for Pabst Brewing. Oasis Beverages of Russia have a majority stake in ...

How the 'Angelina Jolie effect' increased cancer screenings

Celebrities are often influential on their fans, but Angelina Jolie took it a step further with her global impact on breast cancer screenings. In May last year, the actress penned an op-ed piece in The New York Times about her decision to undergo a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene mutation that's said to increase breast cancer ...

Huge line forms as Ravens fans trade in Ray Rice jersey

After Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was cut from the team over domestic abuse charges, the team offered fans the chance to trade in their Ray Rice jersey for the jersey of another player on the team. Many fans have decided to take advantage of the team's offer and ...

American icon PBR sold to Russian beverage company

A Russia-based company announced today it purchased beloved American beer company Pabst Brewing, according to CNN. Now based in Los Angeles, Pabst traces its roots to 1944. They tacked on the "Blue Ribbon" name after a competition at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. PBR, brewed in Milwaukee, is known for ...

Math teacher beats the odds, wins $1m on 'Wheel of Fortune'

You would expect a math teacher to be good with numbers, but spelling and words? Not so much. Well, this Maryland math teacher is, and she's got $1 million to prove it.  Sarah Manchester is only the third person ever to hit the $1 million jackpot. She was even on ABC ...

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